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Dec 1, 2013 9:00pm EST
the education secretary continues to look at this, and we will see what we can do. >> in my constituency, as in many others, small and medium- sized enterprises are the engine room of the economy, so why are business rates rising by an average of nearly £2,000 in this parliament? >> i can tell the hon. lady what we have done on business rates, which is to extend the freeze on business rates that the last government were going to get rid of. what we are also doing on business rates is to have a £2,000 cut in national insurance for every business in the country. for small businesses up and down our high streets, i cannot think of anything that will make a bigger difference than seeing their national insurance bill go down by £2,000 and being able to employ more people. on the subject of how to help business, how on earth can it be a good idea to say that you want to increase corporation tax as you go into the next parliament? that seems to me absolutely mad a new labour jobs tax. >> by the end of this year, more than 8,000 people in our country will have been diagnosed with pancreatic c
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